Interested in studying engineering, but also see yourself in a smaller (fewer than 5,000 students) campus community with an undergraduate focus? Yes, that exists! Liberal arts colleges with engineering and engineering-focused colleges offer hands-on experiences, small class sizes, undergraduate research opportunities and close faculty interaction. Additional possibilities include the U.S. Military, Air Force and Naval … Continue reading Top Engineering Programs at Small Colleges
An undergraduate degree in engineering provides students with vocational specialization, career preparation and a likely positive salary outlook. This specialization of skills is most reflective in the degree options available in undergraduate engineering departments. Large universities typically offer 10 to 20 different programs for students, each with its own unique curriculum, requirements and faculty. There are dozens of different … Continue reading Degree options for undergraduate engineers
Parents and students often wonder whether weighted or unweighted GPA will be submitted as part of the application, and which is given preference by an admissions committee. First, it’s important to note that the use of weighted vs. unweighted GPA is at the discretion of your child’s high school. As such, students do not choose between one or … Continue reading Weighted vs. unweighted GPA
If your child is like most, he or she may have several academic interests. How are students supposed to select a major and demonstrate interest when they’re curious about two or more subjects? Encourage your child to further explore his or her current academic interests and consider the opportunities for continued study through a college … Continue reading How can my child decide on an academic interest?
How many AP classes have you taken – or plan on taking? Advanced Placement courses can serve you well not just during high school but also during your college tenure. It may not really strike you that your coursework in high school can affect classes that you will take for the four years of undergraduate … Continue reading Everything you need to know about AP courses